Quick-Relief for Asthma Sufferers

Asthma is a very chronic disease involving the respiratory system, the lungs. Asthma occurs at any age but is rare in children than adults. This airway narrowing causes symptoms such as wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing. Although there is no cure for asthma, asthma attacks can be prevented and controlled with proper care.

Treatment for asthma generally involves avoiding the things that trigger’s asthma attacks and taking one or medications. Treatments differ from person to person.

The most effective treatment for asthma is identifying triggers, such as pets and limiting or eliminating exposure to them.

The specific medications used to treat asthma include long-term control medications, quick-relief medications and medications to treat allergies. The right medication for you depends on your age and symptoms, and what seems to work best to keep your asthma under control.